Distributor Agilix Solutions Opens New 102,000 SF Warehouse in Lenexa

Posted June 3, 2024 St. Louis-based Agilix Solutions has opened a new 102,000-square-foot building in Lenexa, Kansas, tripling the size of the company’s KC footprint. Agilix has begun operations at its new facility located at 10960 Lakeview Avenue in Lenexa,… more

CPKC and Americold Partnership Breaks Ground on $127M KC Facility

Posted April 30, 2024 Members from the Missouri Department of Economic Development, Missouri Governor Mike Parson and leaders of the logistics company Americold gathered Tuesday to break ground on the $127 million facility. In February, Americold announced a strategic collaboration… more

Integrated Openings Solutions’ Acquisition Opens Doors to Southeast Florida Market

Posted April 10, 2024 Olathe-based Integrated Openings Solutions Holdings, LLC is acquiring Atlass Hardware, increasing its presence in the Southeast Florida market. Integrated Openings Solutions (IOS) announced its acquisition of Atlass Hardware in a release, last week. Terms of the… more

Transportation Logistics Company eShipping Announced Two Acquisitions

Posted February 29, 2024 Parkville-based transportation logistics company eShipping LLC announced it has acquired two logistics companies from Wisconsin and New York. EShipping acquired Wisconsin-based Superior Transport & Logistics and New York-based Synapsum to provide more custom data, insights and… more

Platform Ventures Unit Buys Second TX Facility, Expands in Dallas-Fort Worth Market

Posted February 26, 2024 Kansas City-based Platform Ventures announced its South Dakota unit Vertical Cold Storage has purchased a new facility in Burleson, Texas to improve the company’s storage capacity for its customers. Dakota Dunes-based Vertical Cole Storage develops and… more

Logistics Firm Americold to Build $127M KC Facility, Creating 187 Jobs

Posted February 22, 2024 Temperature-controlled logistics company Americold announced it will be investing $127 million to build its first facility in Kansas City to establish better connections to key U.S. and Mexico markets. The facility is part of a strategic… more

Tallgrass Energy Partners Parent Announces $400M Private Placement

Posted February 22, 2024 Prairie Acquiror LP, which owns Leawood-based Tallgrass Energy Partners, LP, announced it intends to offer $400 million of senior secured notes due in 2029 in a private placement to eligible purchasers. Prairie Acquiror intends to use… more

Compass Minerals Terminates Great Salt Lake Lithium Project, Reports $77M Loss

Posted February 12, 2024 Overland Park-based Compass Minerals International Inc. released its fiscal first-quarter results and announced it will terminate a lithium brine project at the Great Salt Lake. The company determined it is no longer in the best interests… more

Trucking Company XPO Wants to Build 180,000SF Facility in Shawnee

Posted February 12, 2024 Updated 9:47 a.m. February 13, 2024  Connecticut-based XPO, Inc. has proposed plans to create a 180,000-square-foot-plus trucking facility in northwest Shawnee. XPO rezoning approval of approximately 45 acres east of Kansas 7 Highway on the north… more

Yellow Repays $700M CARES Act Loan, Pays Additional $151M in Interest

Posted February 8, 2024 The former Overland Park-based trucking company, Yellow Corp. announced it has repaid the $700 million U.S. Treasury loan through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. Yellow has repaid $700 million in principal, as… more